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A World Upturned: Commentary on and Analysis of The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All

Roland Enmarch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264331
eISBN:
9780191734106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264331.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All is one of the major works from the golden age of Egyptian literature, the Middle Kingdom (c. 1980–1630 bc). The poem provides one of the most searching ... More


Introduction

Roland Enmarch

in A World Upturned: Commentary on and Analysis of The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264331
eISBN:
9780191734106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264331.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book presents a commentary on and an analysis of P. Leiden I 344 recto, which contains the poem variously called The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All or The Admonitions (Mahnworte), from ... More


Semites in Egypt: The First and Second Intermediate Periods

James K. Hoffmeier

in Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130881
eISBN:
9780199853403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130881.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the main points of the story line described in Genesis and Exodus to see if they are plausible within the limits of present knowledge of ancient Egypt. It explores what became ... More


Concluding Remarks

James K. Hoffmeier

in Israel in Egypt: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Exodus Tradition

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130881
eISBN:
9780199853403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130881.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter shows the picture that emerges regarding Israel's national origins in Egypt as the Bible records them. It has been shown that in nearly all periods there were Asiatics living in Egypt, ... More


Mathematical Texts (I): The Mathematical Training of Scribes

Annette Imhausen

in Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691117133
eISBN:
9781400874309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691117133.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses mathematical texts that originated from the Middle Kingdom. While this may well be caused by the vagaries of preservation, it might be that it reflects the actual situation, ... More


Mathematics in Practice and Beyond

Annette Imhausen

in Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691117133
eISBN:
9781400874309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691117133.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes the role of mathematics in daily life in the Middle Kingdom. The dominant role of mathematics is displayed not only in a small corpus of so-called mathematical texts, but in ... More


The Seizers of the Two Lands

Aidan Dodson

in Monarchs of the Nile: New Revised Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167164
eISBN:
9781617977336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167164.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter details the achievements of the Twelfth to Thirteenth dynasties. With the accession of Amenemhat I, regarded as founder of the Twelfth Dynasty, the Middle Kingdom, inaugurated by the ... More


Catherinian Chinoiserie

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the reign of Peter and his heirs, Russia had not shared much of Europe's eighteenth-century fascination with the Orient. Things would change when Catherine the Great seized the throne in a ... More


The Petrine Dawn

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As an academic discipline in Russia, orientology dates back to the reign of Tsar Peter the Great at the turn of the eighteenth century. Peter's commercial and political ambitions in Asia, along with ... More


Contesting the Western Regions and the High Grasslands: China and Tibet

Zhenping Wang

in Tang China in Multi-Polar Asia: A History of Diplomacy and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836443
eISBN:
9780824870904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836443.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter illustrates that from the very beginning of its relations with China, Tibet positioned itself as a peer state of the Tang, not as a submissive vassal to its Chinese overlord. Fostering ... More


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